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Prices Between £140.00 to £240.00 Blacksmith Experience Day Our Blacksmith Experience Days take place in the Museum's rebuilt Victorian forge, and are lead by our experienced blacksmiths. You will learn the skills and basic techniques of...

Our Blacksmith Experience Days take place in the Museum's rebuilt Victorian forge, and are lead by our experienced blacksmiths. You will learn the skills and basic techniques of the blacksmith and make your own simple hand forged object to take home. You will be shown how the forge works and will use an anvil, in what will be an extremely enjoyable yet physical experience. No previous experience is necessary.

 

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Tickets only £130.00 Jewellery Making Workshop for Adults Make you own silver bangle in this new silver jewellery making workshop for adults (18 years+). The workshop will run from 10.30am until 3.30pm (inclusive of a lunch break). This...

Make you own silver bangle in this new silver jewellery making workshop for adults (18 years+). The workshop will run from 10.30am until 3.30pm (inclusive of a lunch break). This workshop is led by Roz of Rosalyn’s Emporium. During the class you will design your item and practice on samples under the guidance of the course tutor. You will then make your final item. At the end of the course you can take home any sample pieces and your finished final item wrapped in tissue paper.

Skills taught:

Piercing (sawing silver), filing, hammering, buffing, polishing, shaping. All soldering will be carried out by the class tutor.

What is included:

  • Entrance into the Museum
  • Tuition from an experienced tutor
  • Tools to use on the day
  • Safety equipment
  • Tea and coffee

Course times: 10.30am – 3.30pm     Course Date: Sunday 30th September

Please bring your own pack lunch or purchase a light lunch in the Furniture Factory Tea Room (Please note our tea room will be closed November-March).

The course needs a minimum of 5 participants to run. If there are not enough participants then the course will be cancelled and a full refund will be given.

Experience Day Prices

£130 per person

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Tickets only £40.00 Working With Straw: Christmas Straw Plaiting If you have some experience of working with straw you might like to come and make a variety of Christmas items such as angels, tree decorations and stars. This workshop is...

If you have some experience of working with straw you might like to come and make a variety of Christmas items such as angels, tree decorations and stars.

This workshop is suitable for participants who have already attended our beginners workshop or have prior experience of working with straw.

There will be a short lunch break, please bring a packed lunch or you can purchase a light lunch from our Tea Room.

Included in your experience

  • Tuition from our experienced course leader
  • All equipment and materials
  • Tea and coffee
  • Participants can take home everything that they have made on the day

Prices

£40 per person and £35 per additional person, when booked together.

Length of workshop: 10.30 am-3.30 pm

Minimum age: 16
Number of participants: 8

Please bring with you some pins and some sort of board (A4 or larger) to pin items as they dry

Course date: Saturday 20th October 2018

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Tickets only £55.00 Taste of the Past for two A fantastic cooking experience day for all cooking and history enthusiasts, led by our experienced re-enactor, who has taught cookery for many years. During this 3 hour historic...

A fantastic cooking experience day for all cooking and history enthusiasts, led by our experienced re-enactor, who has taught cookery for many years. During this 3 hour historic cooking workshop for two, you will make English muffins and sweet and savoury pasties. This course is for those 16 years and over.

Included in your experience

  • Tuition from our experienced re-enactor
  • All equipment and ingredients
  • Tea and coffee
  • Participants will take home everything that they have made on the day

Location: Haddenham Cottage
Length of workshop: 11am-2pm
Minimum age: 16 years
Number of participants: 2

Practical points:

Please bring a container to take your goodies home with you.

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Tickets only £25.00 Family Bushcraft Experience Day We’re pleased to offer this Family Bushcraft Experience Day, a great opportunity to learn and take part in educational and fun activities. The workshop can take a maximum of...

We’re pleased to offer this Family Bushcraft Experience Day, a great opportunity to learn and take part in educational and fun activities. The workshop can take a maximum of 8 participants  and all participants must be over the age of 5 years.

Days run from 10.30am until 3pm and are led by our Outdoor Learning Expert. Activities may include: creating shelters, fire lighting techniques, cooking over an open fire, natural navigation, water collection and purification and simple foraging.

Participants will need to bring their own packed lunch or can purchase lunch in our tea room.

Included in your experience

  • Exclusive sessions led by our Outdoor Learning Expert
  • Additional time to explore the Museum (once the experience days finish) before the site closes at 5pm

Price: £25 per person
Timings of workshop: 10.30am-3pm
Minimum age: 5 years
Number of participants: 8 (Child places must be booked with a supervising adult, maximum of 2 children per adult)

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Tickets only £20.00 Working with Straw Workshop for 12 - 15 year olds  New for 2018 - Working with Straw Workshop  for 12 – 15 year olds Come and see what you can make from straw and have a go at creating your own items. During...

 New for 2018 - Working with Straw Workshop  for 12 – 15 year olds

Come and see what you can make from straw and have a go at creating your own items.

During the workshop there will be a choice of projects to try, for example  ……..

  • a straw bracelet, 
  • countryman’s favour (a decorated harvest plait)
  • straw marquetry designs

Suitable for beginners.

Included in your experience – all materials, and you can take home all you make on the day

Length of workshop: 10.30am – 12.30pm

Age: 12 – 15 years
Number of participants: 6

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